665. Break Now the Bread of Life

1 Break now the bread of life, dear Lord, to me,
as once you broke the loaves beside the sea.
Beyond the sacred page I seek you, Lord;
my spirit longs for you, O living Word.

2 Bless your own Word of truth, dear Lord, to me,
as when you blessed the bread by Galilee.
Then shall all bondage cease, all fetters fall;
and I shall find my peace, my All in all!

3 You are the bread of life, dear Lord, to me;
your holy Word the truth that rescues me.
Give me to eat and live with you above;
teach me to love your truth, for you are love.

4 O send your Spirit now, dear Lord, to me,
that he may touch my eyes and make me see.
Show me the truth made plain within your Word,
for in your book revealed I see the Lord.

Text Information
First Line: Break now the bread of life
Title: Break Now the Bread of Life
Author (vs. 3-4): Alexander Groves, 1842-1909 (alt.)
Author: Mary A. Lathbury, 1841-1913
Meter: 6.4.6.4.D.
Language: English
Publication Date: 2003
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: BREAD OF LIFE
Composer: William F. Sherwin, 1826-1888 (alt.)
Meter: 6.4.6.4.D.
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain



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